Northern Ireland - Domiciliary Care
New policy reflects illegal drugs use in a Service User’s own home.
This policy focuses on the Freedom of Information and Access of Health Record Acts. It also discusses the importance of service user involvement with regards to access to information.
Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure
New policy, to ensure the systems are in place for the dissemination of safety alerts, emergency alerts, drug alerts and medical device alerts and to outline a consistent approach for managing them.
New policy, the procedure has elements that include recognition of the Service User’s rights as well as maintaining a safe environment and protecting the health,
safety and welfare of all Service Users. Resources included to aid staff knowledge and development in advising Service Users.
A policy to comply with statues, regulations and quality standards as well as to ensure robust systems are in place to monitor and eliminate the likelihood of hazards and protect service users, staff and visitors.
New policy to reflect the requirements of the Equality Act and to detail responsibilities regarding the fair recruitment and treatment of staff and the requirement not discriminate due to any perceived disability.
This policy reflects the specific issues experienced in Northern Ireland with regard to medication errors, includes supporting forms to increase effectiveness of auditing.
New policy. The Service User Guide reflects Data Protection, Accessible Information and complaints. Information on withdrawal of services to bring Service User Guide in line with policy.
New policy containing information regarding safety, end of life care and partnership participation. Reference to GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 included.